Surfer bitten by shark off central Florida beach

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a surfer was bitten by a shark off a central Florida beach.    Beach Safety Ocean Rescue officials say the 25-year-old ..
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CCSO arrests Lake Park teacher for DUI, cocaine possession

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Amy Daniels, a 43-year-old teacher at Lake Park Elementary was arrested yesterday by Collier County Sheriff's deputies for DUI and cocaine possession. A deput..
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2 men steal $4,000 in gaming equipment from Walmart

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County detectives are asking for assistance in identifying two men who are suspects in the theft of more than $4,000 worth of gaming merchandise fro..
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5 mos. prison for Mich. man in Fla. wildlife case

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By: Chel Bell

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - A Michigan man has been sentenced to five months in prison for his role in a South Florida wildlife trafficking operation that included the poaching of baby a..
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Law grad gets life term in woman's torture, death

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By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City prosecutor says a University of Florida law school graduate has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the torture and death of his gir..
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Lee Co. plans to buy land for FMB park and ride facility

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By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.- Lee County plans on buying land for a new park and ride facility on Fort Myers Beach.Commissioners voted unanimously to spend $786,000 to buy five and a hal..
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Full lunar eclipse delights Americas, 1st of year

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Sky-gazers in North and South America were treated to a full lunar eclipse - at least those fortunate enough to have clear skies.    The ..
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Gainesville high school takes math title again

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - You might call them math wizards.    The Buchholz High School math team swept the Florida Mu Alpha Theta competition over the weekend, bring..
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Researcher, Sen. Nelson, meet on reform school

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A researcher from the University of South Florida says a team of forensic experts are using DNA, skeletal analysis and digital x-rays to identify the remains fro..
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Free stuff for stressed out tax filers

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- April 15th is the deadline for everyone to file taxes with Internal Revenue Service. Anyone who has not filed their taxes has until midnight to either file electr..
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Deep Creek teacher on leave after child abuse allegations

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- A Charlotte County teacher is on administrative leave, pending an investigation into child abuse allegations. Mike Riley with Charlotte County Schools confi..
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Naples fire commissioners discuss joining more resources

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Fire commissioners for two Naples fire departments will meet tonight to talk about joining more of their resources. Big Corkscrew Island and North Naples Fire..
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Collier man busted in FDLE raid brought back to Lee County

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A Collier County man accused of racketeering, money laundering, and extortion appeared before a Lee County judge this morning.Thomas Welch, 48, was busted as part..
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Gunfire at east Ukraine airport as troops move in

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

IZYUM, Ukraine (AP) - An Associated Press reporter has heard heavy gunfire at an airport in eastern Ukraine after the government sent in army troops to retake control from pro-Russ..
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Alex Sink will not run for Congress again

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Alex Sink will not run for Congress again this year.    The Democrat said in a statement Tuesday that she will not wage another campaign in the fall aft..
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Board: Fla. teacher fired, didn't protect student

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By: Chel Bell

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) - A longtime teacher has been fired after school officials say she failed to prevent a seventh-grader from being hit in a hallway.    The S..
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Man arrested in Tampa boy's shooting

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Brad Wilson

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A man faces two charges of attempted first-degree murder after a 4-year-old Tampa boy was hit by a stray bullet as he walked with his mother.    T..
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Panhandle mom gets 24 years in toddler's death

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Brad Wilson

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A Pensacola woman was sentenced to 24 years in prison for her role in the death of her toddler who was found unresponsive in a neighbor's goldfish pond. ..
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Army Corps beach erosion fix would cost $43.4M

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By: Brad Wilson

FLAGLER BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The Army Corps of Engineers says it will be expensive to fix beach erosion problems along Flagler County's shoreline.    A new report esti..
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Gainesville high school takes math title again

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Brad Wilson

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - You might call them math wizards.    The Buchholz High School math team swept the Florid Mu Alpha Theta competition over the weekend, bringi..
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